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QNW: Response to the announcement of $85 million in Federal funding for new shelters in communities

Kahnawake, May 29th, 2020 – Quebec Native Women (QNW) welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement to provide $85 millions in funding to support new shelters for Indigenous women located in communities. It is indeed a recommendation that QNW had proposed before MMIW Inquiry, to the effect that there is an urgent need for new shelters in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 202010 Views

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Joint News Release: One Voice on the Gradual Opening of Nunavik

Kuujjuaq, May 26, 2020 – Major regional organizations in Nunavik are joining forces to prepare for the gradual easing of COVID-19 measures. The plans to reopen have begun and it will take some time before major changes are implemented. Patience on the part of the population will be required as this phase begins in Nunavik’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202015 Views

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AGS Breaks Ground on New Expansion

The Alaqsite’w Gitpu School broke ground on the new expansion this morning Tuesday, May 26th, 2020. The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is incredibly proud and grateful for all those involved in bringing this project to life. The new expansion will include a cafetorium, music room, a room for ceremony, and an expanded gymnasium. It will cost […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202017 Views

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Update – COVID-19: Nunavik education system – Operations update

May 20, 2020 With the end of the school year around the corner, Kativik Ilisarniliriniq would like to update parents and students in the youth and adult sectors on how students will receive their grades. It is important to stress that the school board is following the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Education on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202028 Views

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McGill U: Indigenous Peoples around the globe are disproportionately affected by pollution

But they are also finding ways to limit pollution and advocate for change Indigenous Peoples around the world are suffering disproportionately from the impacts of pollution. After surveying close to 700 articles covering different disciplines and regions of the world, a research team led by Helsinki University and involving McGill has highlighted key factors that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 202035 Views

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LMG: Chief and Council Support the Delay of Day Care Opening

On Monday, April 27, 2020, Quebec Premier François Legault announced elementary schools and daycares will reopen starting May 11, 2020 in regions less impacted by COVID-19, outside of Montreal. On Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at a Duly Convened Chief and Council meeting, Chief and Council made a motion to delay the opening of the Mawo’ltijig […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202042 Views

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Combatting discrimination is a prominent pandemic issue, according to Concordia researcher

Political scientist Nicole De Silva says Canada’s human rights commissions are being vigilant about evolving threats under COVID-19 May 13, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives, and in some cases, it has changed how we look at our economies, governments and societies. In times of crises like this one, institutions and principles that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202060 Views

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Canada Emergency Student Benefit application period to launch on May 15, 2020

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 13, 2020                            Gatineau, QC                            Employment and Social Development Canada Post-secondary students across Canada are facing unprecedented challenges as they work to complete their studies and find summer jobs in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, the Government of […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202054 Views

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Most First Nations elementary schools to stay closed as Quebec moves to reopen – CBC

‘Reviving Quebec’s economy should not come at the expense of our community’s health,’ says Mohawk longhouse’ May 01, 2020 As Quebec plans to reopen elementary schools in the coming weeks, most First Nations-run schools in the province say they’re staying closed for the remainder of the school year. Northwest of Montreal, Kanesatake’s Emergency Response Unit […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 202028 Views

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Update | COVID-19: Nunavik education system – Operations update

Update on school closure in Nunavik Yesterday the Quebec government announced that daycare services and primary schools would reopen on May 11 (outside the Montreal area) and on May 19 (Montreal area), with optional attendance until the start of the next school year. In Nunavik, all schools and adult education centres will remain closed until […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202024 Views

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